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an eye on the few states heat could go either way. heose so-called swing states that will decide the race. the latest polling in ohio shows the president slightly ahead of mitt romney 51% to 46%. the margin of error is 3%. in florida, mr. obama leads 50% to 45% with a margin of error of four points. and in colorado it's essentially a tie. the president leading 48% to 47% margin of error three points. mst night on "60 minutes" we devoted the entire hour to a conversation with the president and governor romney. in one interview, we asked governor romney about his controversial comments to a private group when he said he tdn't care about trying to attract the votes of 47% of americans. we were talking in an interview a few weeks ago and i remember he quote. you said that you had a passion for all the people of this aluntry. end quote. and then we see the surreptitiously recorded video from that fundraiser in which n't suggested that you didn't care about 47% of the people because they're dependent on government and they won't take personal responsibility for their lives. which is the real mi
republicans-- including mitt romney-- called on akin to get out of the race fearing his remarks would send women fleeing from the republican party. top republican fund-raiser karl rove withdrew his promise to shower super pac money on akin's campaign and he told a group of republican contributors-- in what he thought was a secret meeting-- we should sink todd akin. if he's found mysteriously murdered, don't look for my whereabouts. rove apologized and akin now says the attacks from leaders of his own party are firing up his conservative supporters. >> i believe it's backfiring and my sense is that there is a tremendous grass roots movement in this state to say we're tired of all these people in authority trying to impose more washington down our throats. >> reporter: all the turmoil has been a blessing for akin's opponent, democratic senator claire mccaskill, a supporter of health care reform, she was given little chance of winning reelection in this increasingly conservative state. but the polls now show her with a small lead which she attributes in part to akin's comment on abortion. >>
poll irsthe "washington post" finds pe race still very tight nationwide with president obama leading mitt romney by two rints, 49% to 47%. but in two of the biggest swing tes thatthe states that will decide the election, the resident has a bigger lead. in florida, a quinnipiac university/cbs news/"new york times" poll has the president ahead by nine points, 53% to 44%. in ohio he leads governor romney by ten points, 53% to 43%. john dickerson is our cbs news political director. jo john, some republicans are areplaining these polls aren't ren'ting an accurate picture. do they have a case? se reporter: well, they have a >>se when they remind us that polls are a snapshot in time and that things can change. howly what we should look at in polls is the trends and how things are moving over time, the orrrents. and right now those favor barack obama. the polls are really more like a painting than they are a digital photograph. one of the other complaints is that pollsters are talking to too many democrats. in 2004 democrats said pollsters were talking to too many oepublicans. it's a standar
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